Child pornography charges face registered sex offender from Broomfield

DENVER - A registered sex offender from Broomfield is under arrest again, charged with receiving and possessing child pornography over a period of about four and a half years.

Kris Katzenmeyer, 50, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Dec. 6 and arrested on Dec. 10, according to Jeff Dorschner, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney in Colorado.

Dorschner said the indictment alleges that Katzenmeyer received child pornography that had been distributed from other states or overseas between Nov. 24, 2011 and April 29, 2011. He is also charged with knowingly possessing the child pornography between May 7, 2010 and Aug. 29, 2012 and also on Oct. 23, 2012.

The U.S. Postal Service was allegedly used in the shipping of the pornographic materials, according to a quote Dorschner provided from the Denver U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge.

The charges of possessing the child pornography carry a penalty of up to 10 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine. The charges of receipt of the materials are punishable by between 5 and 20 years in prison and a fine up to $250,000.